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a-, an-
without, not
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
adren/o
adrenal glands
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
angi/o
vessel (blood/lymph)
anter/o
front, anterior
ante-
before
anti-
against
-ar
pertaining to
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
-ary
pertaining to
blephar/o
eyelid
brady-
slow
bronch/o
bronchus
calc/o
calcium
carcin
cancer
cardi
heart
-cele
hernia, swelling
-centesis
surgical puncture
cephal
head
cerebr
cerebrum
cervic
neck
chol
bile, gall
cholecyst
gallbladder
chondr
cartilage
-cide
kill, destroy
col/o
colon
colp/o
vagina
cost/o
ribs
crani/o
cranium
cutane/o
skin
cyan/o
blue
cyst/o
bladder
-cyte/byto
cell
dacry/o
tear
dent/o
teeth
-derma
skin
derm/o
skin
dia-
through
dipl/o
double
-dipsia
thirst
-dynia
pain
dys-
bad, painful, difficult
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-ectomy
excision, removal
-edema
swelling
electr/o
electric
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestine
epi-
above, upon
erythr/o
red
esophag/o
esophagus
eu-
good, normal
gastr/o
stomach
-gen
producing, forming
-genesis
producing, forming
gero-
aged
gingiv/o
gum
-gloss
tongue
gluc/o
sugar, glucose
glyc/o
sugar, glucose
-gram
record
-graphy
process of recording
-gravida
pregnant woman
gynec/o
woman, female
hemangi/o
blood vessel
hemat/o
blood
hemi-
half, partly
hem/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
hydr/o
water
hyper-
excessive
hypo-
under, below
hyster/o
uterus
-ia
condition
-iasis
abnormal condition
-ic
pertaining to
in-
not
inter-
between
intra-
within
irid/o
iris
-ism
condition
iso-
equal
-itis
inflammation
kerat/o
cornea
laryng/o
larynx
leuk/o
white
lip/o
fat
lith/o
stone, calculus
-logist
specalist in the study of
-logy
study of
lumb/o
lower back, loin
lymph/o
lymph
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
lyso-
dissolving
macro-
large
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
maxilla/o
jaw
megal/o
enlargement
melan/o
black
meningi/o
meninges
-meter
measure, instrument for measuring
metr/o
uterus
micro-
small
muc/o
mucus
myc/o
fungus
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
my/o
muscle
myring/o
eardrum
nas/o
nose
necr/o
death
neo-
new
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
noct/o
night
odont/o
teeth
-ole
small
-oma
tumor
onych/o
nail
oophor/o
ovary
opthalm/o
eye
-opia
vision
orchid/o
testis
or/o
mouth
orth/o
straight
-osis
abnormal condition
ot/o
ear
-ous
pertaining to
para-
near, beside, around
patell/o
knee cap
-pathy
disease
pedia
child
pedo
foot
pelv/o
pelvis
-penia
decrease
-pepsia
digestion
peri-
around
-phagia
swallow, eat
phalang/o
phalanges (finger/toe)
pharyng/o
pharynx (throat)
-phasia
speech
phleb/o
vein
-phobia
fear
-plasia
formation, growth
-plasm
formation, growth
plasty
surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
pleur/o
pleura
-pnea
breathing
pneum/o
lung air
poly-
many
post-
after, behind
poster/o
posterior
pre-
before
proct/o
anus
-ptosis
falling, dropping
pyel/o
renal pelvis
py/o
pus
quadri-
four
radi/o
x-rays, radiation
rect/o
rectum
ren/o
kidney
retin/o
retina
rhin/o
nose
roentgen/o
x-rays
-rrhage
bursting forth
-rrhaphy
suture
-rrhea
flow, discharge
sacr/o
sacrum
sclera/o
hardening
-scope
instrument to view
-scopy
visual examination
spermat/o
sperm
spin/o
spine
spondyl/o
vertebra
-stasis
at a stand still
-stenosis
narrowing
stomat/o
mouth
-stomy
forming a new opening or mouth
sub-
under
supra-
above
tachy-
rapid
-therapy
treatment
therm/o
heat
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
blood clot
thyr/o
thyroid gland
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
tox/o
poison
trache/o
trachea
tri-
three
trich/o
hair
-tripsy
crushing
tympan/o
eardrum
-ule
small
-uria
urine, urination
uter/o
uterus
vagin/o
vagina
vascul/o
blood vessel
ven/o
vein
ventricul/o
ventricle
vesic/o
bladder
vertebr/o
vertebra
vulvo
vulva
xanth/o
yellow
xer/o
dry
-ile, -ible, -able
ability
-ate, -esis, -ure
action
purpur-
purple
melan, nigro
black
rube
red
cirrh, flav, lutee, xanth
yellow
ciner, glauco, polio
grey